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The Houston Holocaust Museum

Posted: June 11, 2016 at 11:33 am   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

In Memoriam Visiting the Houston Holocaust Museum is an experience sure to affect everyone that goes there in a significant way.  It would be impossible to look at all of the photos, videos, and artifacts left behind by the victims of this horrendous part of history without feeling something deeply. That monstrosities like this have […]

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Mars by artist MPA in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Posted: May 9, 2016 at 7:42 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston is certainly a distinctive building from the exterior.  The architect Gunnar Birkerts designed a stainless steel clad parallelogram space.  Shafts of sunlight can bounce off of this reflective surface on sunlit days.  Even in cloudy weather, this building invites attention from passersby. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 1972 was the […]

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Cockrell Butterfly Center Pictures ~ HMNS in Hermann Park

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 4:37 pm   /   Museums, Tourist Attractions

Looking for Butterflies in Houston, Texas Houston, Texas has a mild climate where one can see butterflies year round. This is especially true if one has planted vegetation that attracts them. But where does one go to see exotic butterflies galore from all around the world in one place? The Cockrell Butterfly Center at the […]

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